Ms. Namita Nayyar: You have selected a sport cricket as well as football which are a team sport and requires a lot of cohesiveness and family feeling between the players of the side to finally succeed, how do you achieve that?
Ms. Ellyse Perry: The very nature of team sports is what attracts me so much to playing cricket and soccer. I love being involved in a collaborated effort and sharing such special experiences with a group of people whom you forge strong bonds with.
Ms. Namita Nayyar: You are world leading media personality, model, TV host, cricketer and football player. SportsPro magazine ranked you as the 36th most marketable sports person in the world, and the most marketable Australian athlete. How you manage such a remarkable multi-dimensional lifestyle?
Ms. Ellyse Perry: I truly enjoy everything that I do, I love opportunity to experience new and different things. Most of all though, I am so fortunate and indebted to so a wonderful family, friends and colleagues for their wonderful support, which enables me to do the things that I love doing.
Ms. Namita Nayyar: What exercises comprise your fitness regime or workout routine you shall like to share?
Ms. Ellyse Perry: I love training, and the opportunity to work on things and challenge yourself to become better. A typical training day for me includes skills practice, gym session and a running session, followed by recovery.
Ms. Namita Nayyar: Do you take some special diet or have a strict menu that you follow to remain healthy and physically fit?
Ms. Ellyse Perry: I really enjoy eating a healthy and balanced diet including plenty of fresh produce – fruits, vegetables, diary and lean meats.
Ms. Namita Nayyar: You have glowing skin and gorgeous hair. Do you take some kind of skin treatment to keep it young and glowing and secondly what you do to your hair to make them look so stunning?
Ms. Ellyse Perry: The sun and UV rays in Australia are fairly harsh, I always wear SPF+ sunscreen when I’m outside to protect my skin. My favourite everyday sunscreen is Dermalogica. And I think I just have a really great hairdresser.
Ms. Namita Nayyar: Advice and motivational words our inspiring and budding cricket playing girls who all are your fans shall like to know from you for their climb to ladder of success in sports of cricket?
Ms. Ellyse Perry: Firstly, and it is said all the time, always make your main motivation for playing is ‘the enjoyment’ you derive from it. Importantly, making the most of every opportunity and to experience new things or development of your game goes a long way towards helping you reach you goals. And finally, remember that cricket is a game for everyone, not just boys!
Ms. Namita Nayyar: How did you feel before and after the memorable win where you played a crucial role in the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Final in the West Indies in 2010. The match came down to the wire, with New Zealand requiring five runs off the last ball to claim the title. Under immense pressure, you bowled the final ball of the tournament, which New Zealand’s Sophie Devine struck straight off the bat. You stuck out your boot to deflect the ball to Lisa Sthalekar at mid-on, securing the trophy for Australia. Your figures of 3-18 in the final saw you take home the Player of the Match award?
Ms. Ellyse Perry: It’s a great memory to have, and the match was one our team was absolutely thrilled to be able to win.
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